Dreamy Creamy Hot Chocolate (Paula Deen)

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

I saw Paula make this and just had to try it. It's really good!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan, combine sweetened condensed milk, cocoa, vanilla, and salt; mix well.
  2. Over medium heat, slowly stir in water; heat through, stirring occasionally. DO NOT BOIL!
  3. Top with marshmallows if desired.
  4. Can be store in refrigerator up to 5 days. Mix well and reheat before serving.


Most Helpful

I just threw it all in a crockpot and heated that way for a party. I did use the half milk/half water as recommended by others. Delicious!

StacyMD187373 December 14, 2014

Easy peasy, lots of cocoa flavor, and everyone enjoyed it. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

LonghornMama November 19, 2013

I made this as written and it was excellent! I will make this a lot during our long MN winters!

krisdecam February 21, 2011

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